"This is what I do. I go to (sometime I had to) those parties but don't pray and if someone insists to pray, then I politely and firmly tell them that I am a follower of the ancient hindu saint Charbak. So today it is forbidden for me to pray.…"
You speak of what might be an atheist school of thought within the early Hinduism. Maybe you should tell more widely of this, in order that others may know. Interesting.
You could try writing a discussion piece for the group ORIGINS indicating this.
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